Entry mianaka (anaka)
Part of speech   active verb
Malagasy definition   Teny enti-milaza ny fifandraisan' ny ray na ny reny amin' ny zanaka ara-pihavanana: Lasa nitsangantsangana Rabe sy Ikoto mianaka
¶ Ny mianaka koa dia matetika enti-milaza olona roa izay toy ny ray aman-dreny sy zanaka ara-taona fotsiny na dia tsy mpifaninona aza: Mipetraha aloha ianareo mianaka hoy Rakoto tamin' ilay mpampianatra sy mpianatra niaraka taminy [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   used in speaking of parent (father or mother) and child. If there are two or more children with the parent, the word telo, etc., is added, as telo mianaka, etc. [Richardson 1885]
   to be together as parent(s) and child(ren)
¶ tèlo mìanaka: parents and one child; and so on according to the number of the children [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   être parents et fils [Rajemisa: Vakoka]
   parents et enfants (s) ensemble,
¶ tèlo miànaka: parents et un enfant; et ainsi de suite selon le nombre d'enfants [Hallanger 1974]
Examples  
1Nony tonga teo izy telo mianaka dia hatairana moa zany! [Rajohanesa: Kintana]
2Ry Katy mianakavy no mba mpamangy azy mianaka. [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 180]
3Raha tsy izahay efa-mianaka no indray nanosika tsy nahasokatra azy. [Andriamalala: Ranomasina, page 52]
4Ka iza no tianareo mianaka amin' ireto? [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 100]
Morphology  
mianaka
nianaka
hianaka
Quotes  

Updated on 2012/07/25